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What does the Victorian budget mean for businesses?

After 500 days since the last Victorian budget, today Premier Daniel Andrews and Treasurer Tim Pallas announced their government's plan for the...

How public COVID-19 data is critical to helping businesses stabilise

The outbreak of COVID-19 has shaken even the world’s largest organisations, with 94 per cent of Fortune 1000 companies seeing coronavirus supply...

Can you use the JobMaker Hiring Credit? Program Checklist and Detailed Explanations

As part of the 2020-21 Federal Budget announced in October, the government unveiled the JobMaker Hiring Credit to incentivise businesses to hire...

Want to do business with the Federal Government? Start E-invoicing

As part of its recently announced Digital Business Plan, the Federal Government has committed AUD3.6 million towards mandating the adoption of electronic invoicing...

Small businesses are going green. Here’s how you can too.

As the world continues to shift in a “green direction” and Australia heads towards a target of net-zero emissions, it is becoming...

‘Out & About’ vouchers: How businesses can be involved in the NSW initiative

The NSW Government is giving every adult $100 in vouchers to spend on dining and entertainment in a bid to resuscitate small...

Four trends set to reshape online shopping

As online shopping merges with entertainment and celebrity culture, retailers with a fun sales process will be the winners according to Maggie Zhou,...

What the 2020-21 NSW Budget means for businesses

The NSW Government today unveiled the 2020-21 landmark budget for the state, to enable a "strong recovery" out of the coronavirus recession....

Green-powered passenger ferries made by Brisbane-based small businesses

H2X Marine, the new boat building arm of Australia’s leading Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle manufacturer, has partnered with Brisbane small business, Wildcat...

Six musts for grant success in 2020

Australian Federal and State Governments offer more than 1,000 grants and funding programs each year targeting different sectors and different types of...

More SMEs predicted to close over the next 6 months, poll shows

A national business poll has been released showing one in three SMEs are considering closing or selling their business within the next...

Rethinking workspaces in a remote world: Transformed hotel rooms, cafes, co-working centres, event spaces

A few months ago we were still unsure whether remote working would last. Many assumed that as the COVID-19 situation eased up...

Australian companies are looking beyond Asia for business process outsourcing services

For many organisations,  business survival in a COVID-19 world has relied on their ability to reduce costs quickly. One way to lower costs...

Melbourne events business pivots to hybrid model amidst COVID-19 lockdown

Melbourne based events business Woohah Productions have pivoted their 19-year-old business to adjust to coronavirus lockdowns and revenue declines, resulting in major...

Sustainable packaging startup hit by Chinese-Australian trade tensions

Australian sustainable packaging startup Planet Protector Packaging has been one victim of the Chinese-Australian trade tensions, after their deal to provide the...

Vollebak: How to succeed by breaking all the rules

Steve and Nick Tidball don’t believe in following the rules. The British twin brothers ignored traditional business thinking when they co-founded Vollebak...

Australian businesses still confident showcasing their products at the China International Import Expo

A record number of Australian companies are participating in the third China International Import Expo (CIIE), open from 5 to 10 November...

Local spending soars during lockdown, Mastercard research shows

New research has shown the coronavirus lockdown has reignited Australia’s love for shopping locally, with 91 per cent claiming they are now...

‘Businesses simply can’t afford it’: Minimum wages increase this week

A 1.75 per cent increase to minimum wages has come into place, as part of the Fair Work Commission's annual wage review...

Australian Made logo appeals to international consumers, research shows

Research shows that products that use the Australian Made logo have an advantage in the international market, with 97 per cent of...